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Did You Know: Stars and You

Did you know that you are made from stardust?


Produced by the Space Telescope Science Institute’s Office of Public Outreach in collaboration with NASA’s Universe of Learning partners: Caltech/IPAC, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, and Sonoma State University.

  • Hubble Space Telescope visualization of Westerlund 2: NASA, STScI

  • Animation of the Crab Nebula supernova: ESA/Hubble (M. Kornmesser & L. L. Christensen)

  • Hubble Space Telescope image of Crab Nebula: NASA, ESA, J. Hester and A. Loll (Arizona State University)

Written by Leah Ramsay
Designed by Craig Anderson, Leah Hustak, and Dani Player
Editorial and design input from Claire Blome, Margaret W. Carruthers, Dr. Brandon Lawton, and Timothy Rhue II
Music courtesy of Music for Non-Profits


All narration is presented in text form within the video. In addition, a full transcript will be available in the Library in the near future. Check back soon!